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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Campus Support Specialist in League City, Texas

Description

Are you interested in supporting direct care operations?

If you answered YES, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!

Being a Campus Support Specialist at Devereux has its Advantages

You will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:

  • Consistent work hours from 4pm-12am

  • Opportunity for advancement

  • First hand experience in mental health and crisis prevention

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health League City provides programs and services for adolescents and young adults with emotional, behavioral, developmental and psychiatric disorders. Located in League City, TX, this position is responsible for providing individual or group client care and assisting in the planning, implementation, social, occupational and other developmental programs.

JOB SUMMARY: Provides support and oversight to staff, including supporting DSPs through training and modeling of program implementation, documentation, and milieu management skills. Provides crisis intervention and post-crisis processing, assistance in managing dangerous or aggressive behavior and consultation as needed. Provides information to Unit Supervisors and Staff Development regarding identified training needs for individual staff and identified trends and patterns in training needs. Requires excellent communication and de-escalation skills. Prefer a minimum of one year of experience in a direct care role at Devereux. Must maintain compliance with all training expectations and show competency in New Directions skills.

Keywords: direct support, direct care, cna, home health, dsp, role model, youth, lead

Qualifications

High School Diploma or GED required, Bachelor's degree preferred in relevant field.

One (1) year of human service experience working with children, adolescents, and adults required.

Valid Driver's License is required.

Company Overview

About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. Informed by the latest advancements in science and medicine, we combine evidence-based interventions with compassionate family engagement to help change lives. We were founded in 1912 by special education pioneer, Helena Devereux. Today, Devereux is a national nonprofit partner for individuals, families, schools and communities, serving many of the most vulnerable members of our society in areas of autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental health, and child welfare.

Our Mission: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health changes lives – by unlocking and nurturing human potential for people living with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.

We employ more than 7,500 staff and operate 15 centers in 13 states. We offer a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of children, adults and their families every year.

Our Culture, Our Expectations

At Devereux, we strive to incorporate servant leadership into our culture and every aspect of our organizational framework; from the delivery of quality services to individuals served, their families, and other stakeholders to the development and empowerment of our employees. We offer challenging and exciting work, and our supportive team environment creates an empowering and positive atmosphere. To be successful in our work environment, you will put the needs of others first, and will feel called to serve, and called to lead.

Competitive Salary and Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive health and welfare program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Our benefit programs include medical (including telemedicine - medical care via phone, web, app), dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services and an employee assistance / work-life balance program. In addition, we offer tuition assistance, generous time-off, a 403(b) retirement plan with matching benefit, and voluntary/employee paid supplemental life and accident coverage.

Visit benefits.devereux.org to see why we are a great place to work!

The employment policies of Devereux are to recruit and hire qualified employees without discrimination because of race, religion, creed, color, age, sex, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, communication ability, gender identity or expression or sexual orientation and to treat them equally with respect to compensation and opportunities for advancement - including upgrading, promotion and transfer - consistent with individual skills and the needs of Devereux.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will consider applicants for this position without regard to any category protected by applicable federal, state or local law, including but not limited to race, religion, sex, color, age, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, national origin, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or uniform service member status.

Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug screening required. EOE

Requisition ID 2019-7170

Category Direct Care

Position Type Full-Time

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